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Understanding community needs for better health

Providence spent $62 million in community benefit programs in 2016, guided by the Community Health Needs Assessment ....
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A nurse with a heart for refugees

For refugees who call Snohomish County, Wash., their new home and safe haven from war and other disasters, Providence nurse practitioner Carol McCahon is there to help ....
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A safe escape for human trafficking victims

The most likely lifeline for a victim of human trafficking could be a health care provider. Victims may look just like many of the patients coming to health clinics or emergency departments, and the professionals at Providence know what to look for beneath the surface ....
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How we discover the needs of our communities

We collaborate with many partners to identify the greatest areas of need through community health needs assessments. Then our solutions are reflected in community health improvement plans. View all ››

About Providence Health & Services in Northwest Washington

Since 1905, Providence Health & Services has provided compassionate care to communities in Northwest Washington. We serve the residents of five counties – Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, San Juan and Island – through a comprehensive network of facilities and services.